Electronics Certification Manager

Looking for highly motivated engineers to bolster our US and India teams. MP Consulting is a Chicago-based product development firm staffed with Electrical, Mechanical, and Firmware engineers working on cutting edge products in the consumer, medical, and automotive industries. We are expanding our team to continue to deliver quality solutions to our customers.

 

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Working within a cross-functional engineering team environment, the Certification Manager is responsible for coordinating, performing, and sustaining regulatory compliance activities required to support the development of consumer electronic devices.

Responsibilities

  • Work with 3rd party certification and testing authorities to create technical proposals for customers by integrating knowledge of product, regulatory requirements, and market.
  • When required, creates and maintains certification project schedules, resource assignments, and budgets. Includes the creation of certification milestones required to complete projects.
  • Identifies the regulatory compliance requirements during project conceptual phase. Generates intended means of compliance, project certification basis, safety assessments, and relevant regulatory materials.
  • Complete project certification application and create preliminary project specific certification plan. Forward project initiation documents to appropriate regulatory agency personnel for review. As required, respond to all related regulatory inquiries within a timely manner.
  • Reviews complex drawings and reports to ensure conformity to regulatory requirements. As required, checks for document clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications. Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies. Directs revisions and improvements to engineers.
  • Communicates with customer to establish understanding of customer’s technical requirements and convey certification capabilities, requirements, organizational expertise.
  • Work closely with test partners during the execution of compliance test programs to demonstrate compliance and obtain reports/certifications

Qualifications

  • University degree in engineering or science (Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctorate)
  • 3+ years’ experience and knowledge in the certification process of electrical and mechanical products
  • Good knowledge of International, European, North American and Chinese standards, regulations, codes and directives (FCC, UL/ULC, EN, ISO, FM and other global standards)
  • Multi-disciplined in the regulatory areas of Safety, EMC, Radio, Telecom, Environmental
  • Familiarity with European regulatory directives such as machinery directive, EMC, RoHS, RED
  • Strong technical writing/editing skills to review and manage written controls and governance documents (e.g. SOPs and guidelines)
  • Excellent strategic thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills that are pragmatic and which demonstrate a strong understanding of the business
  • Proven track record in being able to analyze complex situations to determine root cause